Hodnet to Marchamley Path – Questionnaire Results

The results of the recently issued questionnaire, seeking residents views on a proposed Hodnet to Marchamley permissive path, were unveiled at the last Parish Council meeting.

With around 24% of issued questionnaires returned and an overall 91% vote in favour, the Council’s view was that sufficient support has been shown to warrant the project moving to the next stage; that […]

Tis the season to be jolly…….and vigilant

On or around the 5th November oil was stolen from the Lyon Hall oil tank. The culprits must have been there for some time as they managed to drill a hole in to the tank and then syphon the oil out spilling it as they went along. Perhaps they thought they would not be interrupted as many people would be […]

A tribute to some of the people of Hodnet

The Parish of Hodnet - Cover

So reads the heading on the back cover of Gerald Mothershaw’s latest addition to his personal archive of the history of the area. His new book, The Parish of Hodnet, features the lives some of the distinguished people of Hodnet who lived between 818 AD and the present. It has just been published and is on sale at £9.99, with […]

Christmas Eve Candlelit Service

Wollerton United Reformed Church, Wood Lane

Saturday 24th December at 6.30pm

Everyone is most welcome

Mince pies and coffee afterwards

Trugg and Barrows Garden Diary December 2011

It’s better to wear away than rust away!?

In the garden over the last month we have been continuing to cut back herbaceous plants and pick up leaves on an industrial scale. For many gardeners this time of year is the most physical with back aches and muscle strains aplenty. Many people wonder what gardeners ‘get up to in the […]